Forest Service Salvage Fund


Public Lands

Subsidy Type


Committees of Jurisdiction

Senate Agriculture Committee

$20 FY 16 Budget Score (in mil.)
$200 FY 16-25 Budget Score (in mil.)

This program allows the Forest Service to sell timber from public forests that have been damaged by fire, insects, or disease at a loss to taxpayers. The proceeds are diverted to a dedicated fund that is then used to administer the program and provide engineering support for future timber salvaging operations.

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